Category: Technology & Camping

Prevent Water Leaks From Slide-topper Failure

Slide Out Awnings, sometimes called Toppers, are an important component in protecting the structural integrity of your RV slide out—especially with their ability to prevent environmental damage to the seals that surround your slide out. When extended, toppers protect the roof of a slide out from rain, dirt, debris (leaves and small branches) or snow.
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Campground Wi-Fi—Getting a Signal

Somewhere around the turn of the century, Wi-Fi became an added convenience for RVers at RV parks. Mostly, it a was a tethered service offered in clubhouses or like gathering places. Today, Wi-Fi is considered a “must-have” amenity. Wireless service grew significantly as the popularity of the Internet exploded throughout the country. Now, years later, a new issue has
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RV Tech Tips: Plastic Plug Solution

Tired of losing those white plastic safety plugs from your LP-gas cylinders? Here is an inexpensive and secure fix. The following materials are required for each cylinder, and are readily available at the fishing-tackle counter of major discount stores: • Two fishing-tackle swivels (use either a 1/0 barrel swivel, which is stainless, or a No.
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RV Inverter/Charger Basics

Motorized RVs come equipped with either a battery charger/converter or a battery charger/inverter. The converter basically charges the house battery bank, which supplies 12-volt DC (direct current) to the coach. Of course, this only happens providing the charger is plugged into a 120-volt AC (alternating current) shore power source. If no shore power is available, the
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